Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Nov 30)


People are seen next to the MG 4 EV car at the 39 Thailand International Motor Expo, in Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov 30, 2022. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Anwar’s new challenge: Finding a champion for Malaysia’s economy

* PM still finalising Cabinet, Dec 1 unveiling not likely

* Bung leads Sabah Umno group in meeting with Anwar in Putrajaya

* Hadi: I didn’t call Anwar an agent of Israel

* AGC not appealing against High Court ruling to return luxury items to Najib, Rosmah

* Floods: Kuala Lumpur hit, areas around city centre affected

* MetMalaysia issues continuous rain warning for Sabah, Peninsular Malaysia

* Bar associations should pick out JAC members, proposes Conference of Rulers Chairman

* Sarawak to set up own screening services to boost biosecurity

* Ex-bank officer jailed 10 years for trafficking his wife

* Chew Mei Fun wins defamation suit, gets RM350,000 in damages from Tony Pua and Yeo Bee Yin

Singapore:

* Vistara-Air India merger to see SIA get 25.1 per cent stake for S$360mil

* Auxiliary cop falsely accused male colleague of raping her despite plans to meet him for sex

* Boon Lay wedding slashing: Two men jailed for 36 and 39 months, given six strokes of cane each

* Charity chairman steps down after jail time for assaulting eight-year-old girl he was tutoring

Thailand:

* Thai court upholds key electoral changes as national vote looms

* Thailand raises rate a third time as price pressures linger

* Bus accident kills three, injures dozens in northern Thailand: local media

* Thai frozen food business heats up with surge of new entrants

* Poor-quality durians on Shanghai roadside not from Thailand, ministry clarifies

Indonesia:

* Two Indonesian soldiers get seven months' jail for gay sex

* Indonesia central bank launches white paper on planned digital currency

* Indonesians urge for joint Unesco multinational bid for the kebaya

Philippines:

* Philippines ramping up talks on nuclear power deals

* Indonesia and Philippines: A tale of two neighbours

Vietnam:

* E-commerce week and Online Friday 2022 opens in Vietnam

* Vietnam and Australia head towards comprehensive strategic partnership

* Vietnam CPI rises 4.37 per cent on petrol prices

Myanmar:

* Myanmar inaugurates Lancang-Mekong warehouse and awareness centre

Cambodia:

* Cambodia's bokator martial art now officially on Unesco heritage list

* Cambodia records over 1.57 million foreign tourists in 10 months

* Cambodia to show off coastal attractions to 120 world delegates

Laos:

* Laos: Tourism industry on road to recovery

* Plain of Jars officially celebrated as Laos third world heritage site

Brunei:

* Brunei agencies in exercise to prepare for emergency

* Appeal court reduces sentence for Brunei sex offender

Aseanplus:

* Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin has died - state media

* Memes, nostalgia as Chinese on social media mourn Jiang Zemin

* China's six astronauts make historic gathering in space

* Fresh clashes in south China as authorities warn of 'crackdown'

* China vows to crack down to 'hostile forces’ as police deter protests

* Protester shot by Hong Kong police jailed for six years

* Overseas Chinese step up protests as calls mount for change

* South Korea scrambles jets after Chinese, Russian warplanes approach

* Australian ex-PM censured over secret ministry posts

* Jack Ma living in Japan after China tech crackdown: FT

* Equities mostly up as traders weigh China moves, await Fed's Powell

* China's Nov factory, services activities fall to 7-month lows on Covid curbs

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